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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, November 14, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 14

Allentown Garden Club general meeting 12:30 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St. Lindsay Parks, executive director of Seem Seed Farm will present the history and mission of Seed Seem Farm, a Lehigh County facility for training new farmers. For more information, email aegall2@verizon.net.

Nov. 16

Harry S Truman Elementary School fall vendor fair at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., Allentown,...

FALCON INSIDER

Thursday, November 14, 2019 by PAIGE MATHIEU in Columns

This past week was Red Ribbon Week.

STARS (Students Taking Active Roles) held many activities throughout the week to promote the idea that students should stay away from drugs.

Each day students participated in a different clothing theme that related to a topic concerning drugs (i.e., black out drugs, wear all black or drugs are old school, choose a decade). Students also played Kahoot (an online classroom game that allows students to compete while learning new information),...

EDITOR’S VIEW

Thursday, November 14, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Do you have a childhood idol? Someone you would like to meet?

My sister, Donna, has a childhood idol — Gene London, who was the host of the children’s show “Cartoon Corners” or “The Gene London Show.” It was based out of Philadelphia and was on WCAU-TV Channel 10 from 1959 to 1977.

During his show, London would tell stories and use a large drawing pad to illustrate key scenes and characters.

Then there was the theme song:

“Come right on in to the General Store,...

ANOTHER VIEW

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

Last week a coworker read this quote aloud to me from the screen of his smartphone.

“Twenty years ago, the Internet was an escape from the real world. Today, the real world is an escape from the Internet.”

I am not sure but I might have nodded in agreement.

In 1999, the Internet was akin to a frontier. A check of headlines from that year reveals a news article titled “AOL plans high-speed access.”

Written by reporter Tom Spring, the story goes on to announce that...